Re: Improve coding practices for patients in suicidal crisis

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Bob Dole was just 21 years old when he suffered the injuries that would change his life. In April 1945, while stationed in Italy during WWII, the young soldier was struck by enemy fire. As a result of his wounds, Dole was permanently left without feeling in his right hand and arm, which measured more than two inches shorter than his left after reparative surgeries; part of his left hand was also left numb. Dole, who died on Sunday at the age of 98, would live with and be shaped by the aftermath of those injuries in the years that followed, including the 30 he spent as a U.S. senator from Kansas. [time-brightcove not-tgx=&r...
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Conclusion: NMSs were significantly more prevalent in patients with ALS. Some NMSs worsened with advancement of the disease.
Source: Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology - Category: Neurology Authors: Source Type: research
While bariatric surgery has demonstrated physical and psychological benefits, a risk of suicide and non-fatal self-harm has also been shown. The aim of this study was to compared the rate of hospitalization for self-harm during a three-year observational follow-up period between adolescents/young adults who underwent bariatric surgery in France in 2013-2014 and two control groups.
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Studying mental health in populations is not a simple task, but as the pandemic has continued, mounting concerns have mobilised researchers.Now, researchers have used data from helplines in 20 countries to assess the impacts that COVID, as well as associated political and public health measures like financial assistance programs and lockdowns, have had on mental health. Contrary to expectations, loneliness and concerns about the impacts of the pandemic drove most of the callers, rather than imminent threats such as suicidal thoughts or abuse.News: Millions of helpline calls reveal how COVID affected mental healthOmicr...
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Conditions:   Suicide, Attempted;   Suicidal Ideation Interventions:   Device: ABC;   Device: Steps Sponsors:   Oui Therapeutics, LLC;   National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Not yet recruiting
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This study seeks to examine the mental health needs of a large sample of treatment-seeking TGNC youth by comparing them to cisgender males and females. Participants were 94,804 children and youth ages 4-18 years (M = 12.1, SD = 3.72) who completed the interRAI Child and Youth Mental Health Instrument (ChYMH) or Screener (ChYMH-S) at participating mental health agencies in the Ontario, Canada. Overall, the mental health presentations of TGNC youth were similar to cisgender females but at higher acuity levels. TGNC youth showed significantly higher levels of anxiety, depression, social disengagement, positive symptoms, risk ...
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This study tried to pave the way for a modern approach to the issues of euthanasia, physician assisted suicide and abortion.PMID:34860685 | DOI:10.22365/jpsych.2021.043
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Psychiatriki. 2021 Nov 26. doi: 10.22365/jpsych.2021.042. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTEveryday human life has recently been affected worldwide by the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic. Medical students were found to be a vulnerable population, facing many challenges with the temporary suspension of clinical activities, as well as their confrontation with violent changes in their chosen profession. The purpose of the present study is to record and detect possible signs of emotional burden on the psychological profile of northern Greek medical students in the second wave of the European pandemic at the hitherto culmination point. 342 me...
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Psychiatriki. 2021 Nov 26. doi: 10.22365/jpsych.2021.041. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTMore than a year has passed since World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 as a pandemic, and during this period over 237 million cases and more than 4.8 million deaths have occurred worldwide due to COVID-19.1 This unprecedented pandemic not only has burdened health systems but it also constitutes a major stressful event both due to the threat of illness and death that it poses, and to the drastic impact on human relations, financial activity, access to health services, etc. Additional factors that may contribute to stress inc...
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In conclusion, we would like emphasize that various psychosocial, psychosomatic and conversion disorders may be seen in children affected by parental divorce. Physicians interested in child health can notice parents' separation problems during evaluation of children. Referral to professionals with expertise in separation may be helpful for conflicting parents.PMID:34860682 | DOI:10.22365/jpsych.2021.040
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